Review: could Plaquenil cause Myalgia?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 14,633 people who take Plaquenil. Among them, 230 have Myalgia. See who they are, when they have Myalgia and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,409 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus. Commonly reported side effects of Plaquenil include nausea, nausea aggravated, fatigue, joint pain, pain.
Myalgia (muscle pain) (latest reports from 492,538 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 4, 2014: 14,111 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 230 people (1.63%) have Myalgia.
Time on Plaquenil when people have Myalgia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Myalgia when taking Plaquenil * :
Age of people who have Myalgia when taking Plaquenil * :
Severity of Myalgia when taking Plaquenil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Myalgia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (69 people, 30.00%)
- Osteoporosis (24 people, 10.43%)
- Hypertension (23 people, 10.00%)
- Prophylaxis (21 people, 9.13%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (21 people, 9.13%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (57 people, 24.78%)
- Lasix (44 people, 19.13%)
- Prednisone (44 people, 19.13%)
- Folic acid (38 people, 16.52%)
- Aspirin (33 people, 14.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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